Saint John County, New Brunswick

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Saint John
County
Location within New Brunswick.
Location within New Brunswick.
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
Established 1785
Area[1]
 • Land 1,464.53 km2 (565.46 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 76,550
 • Density 52.3/km2 (135/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 2.6%
 • Dwellings 36,426
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 506

St. John County (2011 population: 76,550) is located in southern New Brunswick, Canada. The city of Saint John dominates the county. In the rest of the county, tourists flock to see the many scenic views on the Bay of Fundy.

Census subdivisions[edit]

Communities[edit]

There are two incorporated municipalities within Saint John County (listed by 2011 population):[1]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
Saint John City 315.49 70,063 Simonds
St. Martins Village 2.29 314 Saint Martins

Parishes[edit]

The county is subdivided into three parishes (listed by 2011 population):[1]

Official Name Area km2 Population Incorporated municipalities Unincorporated communities
Simonds 281.88 3,828 Saint John (city) Baxters Corner / Black River / Cape Spencer / Coleraine / Fairfield / Gardner Creek /
Garnett Settlement / Grove Hill / Lake View Estates / Mispec / Otter Lake /
Primrose / Quaco Road / Simonds / Upper Golden Grove / Upper Loch Lomond /
West Beach / Willow Grove
Musquash 235.54 1,200 Chance Harbour / Dam Road / Dipper Harbour East / Dipper Harbour West /
Five Fathom Hole / Gilmore Subdivision / Gooseberry Cove / Little Lepreau /
Musquash / Point Lepreau / Prince of Wales / Sherwood Road / South Musquash
Saint Martins 629.00 1,145 St. Martins (village) Bains Corner / Bay View / Burchills Flats / Chapel Flats / Chester / Drawlin Hill /
Fair View / Hardingville / Little Beach / Mosher Hill / Orange Hill / Porter Road /
Salmon River / Shanklin / Tynemouth Creek / West Quaco

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Saint John County, New Brunswick[4]
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991 81,462 —    
1996 79,302 −2.7%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2001 76,407 −3.7%
2006 74,621 −2.3%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2011 76,550 +2.6%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Saint John County, New Brunswick[4]
Census Total
English
French
English & French
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
75,085
68,540 Increase 3.0% 91.28% 3,495 Decrease 3.2% 4.65% 320 Decrease 5.9% 0.43% 2,730 Decrease 1.1% 3.64%
2006
73,255
66,545 Decrease 4.4% 90.84% 3,610 Decrease 4.1% 4.93% 340 Increase 51.1% 0.46% 2,760 Increase 69.3% 3.77%
2001
75,195
69,575 Decrease 4.2% 92.53% 3,765 Increase 3.1% 5.01% 225 Decrease 37.5% 0.30% 1,630 Increase 25.4% 2.17%
1996
77,925
72,615 n/a 93.19% 3,650 n/a 4.68% 360 n/a 0.46% 1,300 n/a 1.67%

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits:[5]

Protected areas and attractions[edit]

Notable People[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Saint John County, New Brunswick
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-31. 
  3. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-03-31. 
  4. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7

External links[edit]



Coordinates: 45°18′N 66°00′W / 45.300°N 66.000°W / 45.300; -66.000